The League of Women Voters of West Contra Costa announced their support for Prop 2 and Prop 47 Prop 2, the Rainy Day Fund Measure, takes an important step toward fiscal discipline in state government. [...]
Connected with the implementation of the Oakland’s garbage agreement is the unsettled question of when the city’s agent Phil Tagami will turn over property at the Oakland Army Base Development so that California Waste Solutions [...]
The Oakland City Council declared a victory and a truce this week in the month-long garbage conflict with Texas-based Waste Management, the nation’s largest trash hauler, which was determined to force the city back into [...]
Congressman John Lewis talked about history, freedom and the hope for the future at the Calvary Presbyterian Church in San Francisco on Saturday Sept. 20. Lewis introduced, “March Book One,” a graphic novel that will [...]
Race – more than any other demographic factor – determines levels of individual educational achievement, health and life expectancy, possibility of incarceration, and wealth in the United States.
Great Oakland Public Schools (GO), a nonprofit network of educators, families and community leaders, has endorsed four candidates for the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education in the November 4th general election.
By Jovanka Beckles In the civil rights era we knew that to make progress and be treated with dignity, we’d have to stand up against taunts, fire hoses, dogs and more. We still face many [...]
Controversy surrounding domestic and family violence within the NFL has reached a boiling point as women’s advocacy groups are criticizing the NFL for its handling of domestic violence cases and even calling for NFL Commissioner [...]
With Oakland’s garbage conflict capturing public attention, a number of mayoral candidates are expressing discontent with the two-year process of how the City Council came to a 7-1 decision.“The city government really messed up the [...]
Since it lost its $1 billion, 10-year garbage contract with the city, Waste Management corporation has been bearing down on Oakland to force the city to accept its deal – whatever the terms and whether [...]